Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexico Art Kneeling Tortilla Maker Turquoise
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker, Turquoise Skirt
- Tall- 10"
- Wide- 9 x 7" (at the base).
- She is 3 1/2" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- The metate/grinding stone is 3 1/2" x 2 1/2".
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is making tortillas.
- The skirt is painted a beautiful turquoise color.
- Her apron is hand painted with a Man Picking Apples.
- She has her hair inTwo Looped Braids and colorful flowers.
- She is kneeling on a wood oval platform.
- There is a ceramic metate/grinding stone with corn tortillas on it.
- The Lupita is painted by Mexican artisans, each detail is hand painted and each doll is initialed or signed by the artisan.
Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita.
Najaco dolls were created in Tonalá, Jalisco.
- In 1992. the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
The figurines show typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now.
- This folk art is full of colorful details. Each figurine is molded, afterward, each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations